Arrivals Weekend is from Friday 22 September to Sunday 24 September 2023.
Welcome Week runs from Monday 25 September to Friday 29 September 2023.
Find out where to go
Look at our campus map to find where your sessions are taking place.
You must attend a University Life session taking place over arrivals weekend. Find your University Life time slot. It’s important that you attend this.
Monday 25 September
|10.15am||10.45am||10 West 2.47||Welcome to the department with Professor Robert Kelsh|
|11.15am||12.05pm||10 West 2.47||Introduction to the Masters Programmes|
|12.05pm||1.00pm||Leaves from 10 West 2.47||Campus Tour|
|1.00pm||2.00pm||The Claverton Rooms||Buffet Lunch|
|2.15pm||3.00pm||5W 2.01||Meet your personal tutor - Maisem Laabei|
|5.30pm||6.30pm||Science Marquee behind 8 West||Meet your Buddy Welcome event|
Tuesday 26 September
|10.15am||10.50am||1 West 2.101||Academic Skills Workshop|
|11.15am||12.05pm||5 West 2.4||Library Introduction|
|2.15pm||2.45pm||8 West 3.13||Biosensors|
|2.15pm||3.05pm||Chancellors' Building 5.1||Beer and Biofuels/Bioprocess and water engineering|
|2.15pm||3.05pm||Chancellors' Building 4.1||Applied data science in Biology/Molecular phylogenetics and epidemiology|
|3.15pm||4.05pm||8 West 3.14||Tissue Engineering/Cancer genetics and therapy|
|3.15pm||4.05pm||8 West 3.13||Food security and the environment/Infectious diseases|
Wednesday 27 September
|10.15am||10.45am||4 South 1.23||Health and Safety Induction|
|11.15am||12.05pm||5 West 2.4||Careers - Discover your options after your Master's, learn about how to make the most of your Master's year and hear about the careers resources and support available to you.|
|12.15pm||2.00pm||Microsoft Teams||Director of Studies available to discuss Semester 1 optional unit choices. You can book a meeting here from Monday 25 September.|
|2.00pm||3.00pm||The Parade||The SU Sports Day: Use this free time to meet the sports clubs and teams and find out how to join. This is an optional activity.|
|3.15pm||4.05pm||8 West 2.23||Mental Health and Wellbeing at University. This session is part of your Global Citizenship Award.|
Thursday 28 September
|10.15am||11.05am||4 West 1.2||Academic and Group working tutorial|
|11.15am||12.05pm||Chancellors' Building 3.9||Meet your programme tutor (MicroBiology) followed by group photo|
|11.15am||12.05pm||Chancellors' Building 4.1||Meet your programme tutor (Biotechnology) followed by group photo|
|11.15am||12.05pm||Chancellors' Building 3.5||Meet your programme tutor (Medical Bioscience) followed by group photo|
|12:15pm||1.05pm||3 West North 3.7||Techniques in Drug Discovery|
|12.15pm||1.05pm||The Parade||The SU Groups Day: Find out about all of the Student groups on offer and how to get involved. This is an optional activity|
|1.15pm||2.45pm||Science Marquee||Coffee Social with PGBio|
|3.00pm||4.00pm||Microsoft Teams||Online meet your programme tutor session (Bioinformatics).|
Friday 29 September
|10.00am||4.00pm||Roman Baths||Roman Bath Tours with PGBio. Please sign up here for a tour by Friday 15 September.|
|11.00am||3.00pm||Founders' Hall||The SU Freshers Fair: Use this free time to explore what's on offer at the University and in Bath and pick up some freebies. This is an optional activity.|
|5.15pm||7.05pm||4 West 1.2||Postgraduate quiz|
Please check this page regularly as sometimes we need to change the times and locations of Welcome Week events. During Welcome Week, we would recommend you check your timetable at the start of each day.
Help with technology
If you have any problems with IT hardware and software, contact our IT helpdesk. You can also purchase equipment from them.